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  1. 1. California part 2<br />Rigocardenas<br />
  2. 2. Panama; canal<br />Built from 1904 -1914.<br /> The Panama that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean and is a key conduit for international maritime trade.<br />The maximum size of vessel that can use the canal is known as Panamax.<br />
  3. 3. Panama canal <br />It has a very important impact on the trade.<br />The construction of the panama canal is consider one of the most difficult for engineer's.<br />The Panama canal can now allow much quicker and saver travel.<br />
  4. 4. Panama canal<br />It was indented by the French but it was abandoned due to diseases and death. <br />Then the united states began construction and they were able to complete the project.<br />They found out that the cause of death was because of mosquitos.<br />After the US became global power it become necessary to be able to move ships from the Atlantic to the Pacific as fast as possible.<br />
  5. 5. The panama canal<br />After ten years if digging and building the panama canal locks as big as the Eiffel Tower.<br />It opened in August 1914.<br />The canal had an enormous impact on shipping between the two oceans, replacing the long and treacherous route via either the Strait of Cape Horn. <br />
  6. 6. Panama canal Theodore Roosevelt<br />He was one of the initiators of the construction of the panama canal.<br />Ran a huge sanitary program.<br />Latin America consumed a fair amount of Roosevelt's time and energy during his first term as President<br />
  7. 7. Los Angeles Aqueduct<br />The water was brought to Los Angeles from the Owens river.<br />The project began in 1908.<br />The project cost more than 24.5 million dollar.<br />One hundred thousand workers constructed the aquaduct in the burning heat of 110 degrees.<br />The aqueduct was opened in 1913.<br />Once LA obtained a reliable water source the city began to grow rapidly.<br />
  8. 8. Los Angeles Aqueduct<br />It was first founded as a small settlement and depended on its own river.<br />Construction of the Aqueduct system devastated the ecosystem of the Owens Lake<br />The construction crew set numerous of records for the construction of the aqueduct.<br />City started to grow and they realized that that it wasn't reaching future demands<br />.<br />Fred Eaton began looking to the Colorado river for water supply.<br />
  9. 9. Los Angeles AqueductWilliam Mulholland<br />In 186 he ended up as the superintendent of the LA water system.<br />He set out in 1905 to build the aqueduct.<br />He had engineering background.<br />Became the highest public employee in LA.<br />